How to Create a Halloween Canvas II

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How to Create a Halloween Canvas II
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Any patterned tissue will work.  These are facial tissues but napkins or gift tissue work equally well.

Any patterned tissue will work. These are facial tissues but napkins or gift tissue work equally well.

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Because the Velvet Art Anthology paint is dimensional it was difficult to get a smooth texture.  Luckily for me, the brush strokes are what I wanted!

Because the Velvet Art Anthology paint is dimensional it was difficult to get a smooth texture. Luckily for me, the brush strokes are what I wanted!

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The decoupage glue is still wet in this photo.  The colors of the tissue lightened up considerably when it was dry.

The decoupage glue is still wet in this photo. The colors of the tissue lightened up considerably when it was dry.

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When the glue dries it has a matte finish so it is not shiny.  It adds just a little texture to the piece.

When the glue dries it has a matte finish so it is not shiny. It adds just a little texture to the piece.

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Clear Wink of Stella on the "3" and "1".

Clear Wink of Stella on the "3" and "1".

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Leaky Shed chipboard key was colored with orange marker, the edges were distressed and then a touch of orange Golden acrylic paint was added for brightness and shine.

Leaky Shed chipboard key was colored with orange marker, the edges were distressed and then a touch of orange Golden acrylic paint was added for brightness and shine.

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A touch of black around the edges gives the canvas a more "finished" look.

A touch of black around the edges gives the canvas a more "finished" look.

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The hourglass is from an old Mailbox Muse kit.

The hourglass is from an old Mailbox Muse kit.

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Scanned copy.  The Canvas is ready to hang or stand on a shelf.

Scanned copy. The Canvas is ready to hang or stand on a shelf.

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Created for the Altered Pages Artsociates blog and will be posted on 10-24-14. Stop by Altered Pages for your art supply and collage needs! Find them at www.alteredpages.com

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